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Presence to pay $475K for HIPAA breach; could signal more HIPAA scrutiny for other health care orgs

Laura Halleman Mar. 2, 2017, 2:52pm

Chicago-based Presence Health has become the first health care organization penalized for not reporting a HIPAA privacy breach within a 60-day window, as federal regulators slapped the operator of 11 Illinois hospitals with a $475,000 fine. And it could signal greater enforcement actions to come, said an attorney who works with other health care organizations.